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A Plant That’s Tough Pretty

Tara Heibel | Posted 03.13.2013 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Just like you!

A Pocketbook For Your... Garden?

Tara Heibel | Posted 03.06.2013 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Well, isn't this funny.

A Plant That's Perfect For Your New Year's Table

Tara Heibel | Posted 01.01.2013 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

It blooms throughout the season.

Why Exactly Do We Kiss Under Mistletoe?

Tara Heibel | Posted 02.05.2013 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Our expert explains the legend.

Christmas Tree Dos And Don'ts

Tara Heibel | Posted 01.30.2013 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Everything you wanted to know!

This Plant Can Make Any Space A Winter Wonderland

Tara Heibel | Posted 01.15.2013 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

With such a beautiful plant, we welcome the snow.

A Plant That’s...Sexy?

Tara Heibel | Posted 01.02.2013 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Yeah, we didn't think it was possible either.

It's Never Too Early To Make Spring Plans

Tara Heibel | Posted 12.25.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Get your bulbs ready.

A Vicious Plant Perfect For The Upcoming Holiday

Tara Heibel | Posted 12.19.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

We bet you're wondering how can it be that a plant can eat prey?

Get Lost Inside One Of These

Tara Heibel | Posted 12.12.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

I felt like Alice and the Queen of Hearts might have been on the other side!

A Plant That Will Keep On Giving This Fall

Tara Heibel | Posted 12.05.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Fall is officially here.

Add Rich Burgundy And Maroon Hues To Your Garden

Tara Heibel | Posted 11.21.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

It's that time of year when many of us are replacing our spent summer annuals with fall selections to enjoy until the cold weather rears its head. Or ...

A Goldfish For Your Garden?

Tara Heibel | Posted 11.13.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

The Nematanthus gets its common name of 'Goldfish Plant' because its flowers closely resemble the most commonly kept aquarium fish. Most of us can say...

Plant This Lush And Leafy Grass In Your Garden

Tara Heibel | Posted 11.10.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Hakonechloa, or Japanese Forest Grass, have blades that flow at a different angle than other ornamental grass species. Native to Japan, this clumping ...

Add Beauty To Your Garden With This New Rose

Tara Heibel | Posted 11.07.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

When I think of roses, I think about romanticism and beauty in the purest form. Poets write about them and artists use them as their muse. These flowe...

Get Familiar With A Plant That Thrives In Heat

Tara Heibel | Posted 10.14.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Echeveria are in the lime light at this time of year because they're big fans of drought and dry, hot weather. Even though succulents might seem a lit...

This Plant Looks Like A...Baseball?

Tara Heibel | Posted 10.14.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

A baseball plant, or Jatropha Berlandieri, is a spectacle of a species for sure. Native to the arid parts of the southern U.S. in addition to Mexico a...

Try Planting This Low Maintenance Succulent

Tara Heibel | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Fall does not officially hit until September 22nd, but we are already in August and many of our perennial blooms have been there and done their thing....

Strange White Spots On Your Plants?

Tara Heibel | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
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Q & A -Powdery Mildew Q: Help! My plants have white spots, and since I'm pretty sure they don't have strep throat, what's the deal? A: Next time ...

This Eye-Catching Plant Thrives In The Shade

Tara Heibel | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

When you need a plant to make the shady area of your yard or deck feel a little more lush, look no further than caladium. Ranging anywhere in size fro...

The Right Way To Care For Fresh-Cut Flowers

Tara Heibel | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Photo by Flickr user hello-julie. Q: I like to pick up fresh cut flowers at my local shop, but I don't know how to take care of them. What can I ...

A Thorny Cactus In A Beautiful Disguise

Tara Heibel | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Through a Rose-Colored Cactus... Here's another wolf in sheep's clothing for you, though this plant is hardly vicious at all: The Pereskia cactus bo...

Need Garden Inspiration? Look No Further...

Tara Heibel | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Everyone gets it once and a while... you find yourself stuck creatively and need some inspiration to pull you out of the rut. It happened to me the o...

Ditch The Dirt And Grow Lettuce...In Water?

Tara Heibel | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Often times we think plants for our outdoor gardens need to be planted in soil. But I'm here to say: Ditch the dirt! There are some wonderful options ...

Why You Want These Rocks In Your Garden

Tara Heibel | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Gabion walls have tradition that goes back for centuries. They are making a comeback in modern gardens and outdoor spaces because of their industrial ...